Make sure that in Windows Explorer->Tools->Folder Options\Use Simple File Sharing is UNchecked. 3. Looking to get things done in web development? Then right click on the folder you want to give write privledges, select Properties then the Security tab. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 21, 2005 He-he! this contact form
I can not install applications! every folder is created with the read-only attribute on and it can't be removed.. I have tried using command prompt to disable it as well as playing with the security settings and account permissions. i am going crazy. ******ing Microsoft Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Sep 6, 2005 I have found another way around the problem. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/326549
note: Open cmd with run as administrator My System Specs OS Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1 jav View Public Profile Find More Posts by jav 05 Mar 2010 #3 circatm2001 Tried: from command prompt "attrib -r +s c:\inetpub /s /d" and on subdirectories. What am i doing wrong?
My System Specs OS Windows 7 CPU Core i7 920 D0 Motherboard Rampage II Gene Memory Corsair Dominator 1600 Graphics Card Geforce GTX 275 Sound Card Auzentech Prelude Monitor(s) Displays BenQ The time now is 15:10. Browse other questions tagged windows-xp or ask your own question. Windows 7 Read Only Attribute Keeps Coming Back Why can't I remove the read-only flag from a Windows XP or Windows 2000 folder?
Even after I applied the service pack, it didn't fix the problem. How To Remove Read Only From Folder In Windows Xp I was trying to play warcraft III on battle.net and I got the error that the game couldn't patch the files because it couldn't write to the hdd. Then OK again on the properties screen. http://windowsitpro.com/systems-management/why-cant-i-remove-read-only-flag-windows-xp-or-windows-2000-folder Non-networked.
What is the reason that you are trying to perform this action? Can't Uncheck Read Only Windows 10 Read-only attributes Remove read only attribute Cannot remove read only attribute Remove read only attribute for folder Cannot remove read only attribute More resources See also cannot remove read-only file attribe Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Depending where the folder is placed, it will be restricted to the parent folders permissions if the folder inherits them.
WTF? By issuing the following command in command.com utility of windows xp I solved the problem:attrib -R -S -H /S /D *.*RegardsCarlos Ask a new question Read More Read Only External Hard How To Remove Read Only From Folder In Windows 7 I told it to apply the setting to all the subfolders and files. Read-only (only Applies To Files In Folder) In the "group or usernames" box highlight the first line usually the "administrator" and check full control.
Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 25, 2005 can someone please help.. . http://sonoportal.net/read-only/cannot-unset-read-only-windows-8.html Every single file and folder is marked as read only and nothing seems to be able to change that. If you are still having problems writing to the folder, look for a security tab in the same dialog box where you see the checkmark and change the settings there instead. Whenever I tried to unset this attribuite even if W7 seems to comply the folders actually remain in the... Remove Read Only Windows 10
Kinda misleading when there's a progress bar that takes a couple minutes to do nothing but fill up for show lol. Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 14, 2005 This doesn't fix anything!! The quesion now is where does one set the attributes.Cheers WhenHeavenTouchesEarth 13:35 26 Oct 05 I've been through something similar recently, but unfortunately, the suggestions kindly presented in this thread http://sonoportal.net/read-only/cannot-unset-read-only-windows-7.html I got this working for myself by doing the following.
Log In or Register to post comments robin (not verified) on Oct 9, 2002 I did work with my win2k fileshares i use on my winxp platform, now i can open Can't Change Read Only Windows 10 Such files inside a folder may still have their read-only bit set. Please try the request again.
the square will not be removed, it cannot be on NTFS partitions. asked 7 years ago viewed 35780 times active 5 years ago Linked 4 Can't remove Read-Only attribute in Windows 2003 Server Related 1Log Off only option in shutdown menu on Windows Microsoft really has a lot of ugly bugs in XP I wish I had not installed it. All Folders Read Only Windows 10 asked 5 years ago viewed 12835 times active 2 years ago Linked 4 Having trouble with Windows XP Read Only Settings on a folder 5 All folders are Read-Only (Windows) 0
Hope we get a solution soon. we'll just have to wait for mac and linux to get mainstream. The Microsoft solution using attrib does not work for me either on XP pro. his comment is here Advertisement Join the Conversation Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community at myITforum.
Nevertheless, I tried to get away with giving Modify permission to the Administrative account under which I am currently logged in. What happens is that the web server cannot write files into the directory (imagechace from drupal is you are really interested). the folder properties seems to be defaulted to "read only" and when i unset the read only in the folder properties and apply it seems to unset, but it actually doesn't. if no i can helpopen "my computer",Tools,Folder Options,View,Uncheck "simple file sharing"now on folder options you have a new tab security,open it,then remove all numeric(lost id) users, and add "everyone" or "administrators".
Log In or Register to post comments Andre de Greef (not verified) on Jun 10, 2004 See artikle http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;256614 Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Mar 16, 2005 Has anyone found a solution to this? After that's done, you may need to back out of the folder properties window and re-open it before you can correctly modify the permissions afterwards. splork 13:40 26 Oct 05 have you tried doing the same from the command prompt using attrib?
What gives? JoinAFCOMfor the best data centerinsights. I'm going crazy here.. So I can't copy the file from other machines on my network.
If your Permission For Administrators is grayed out, click ADVANCED. If so, this means that the folder is not Read-Only and that a file inside the folder may be. Brian Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jun 3, 2005 None of these suggestions seem to work. stockj 17:43 26 Oct 05 The "Unlocker" program seems to work fine.Thanks to all respondents This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.
Can anyone help me please? :cry::sleepy: General Discussion How do I unset the Program folder read-only attribute?Hello everybody, I have a problem with the C:\Programs Files and C:\Program Files (x86) folders I have downloaded and installed the Take Ownership patch and do get Take Ownership on the right click menu. After realizing why the folders are set up this way and figuring out the correct way to fix the problem by setting the user privileges I'd rather not modify this setting. Ah there is the rub.
does any one have any ideas?
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